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adrienne alpert, downtown los anges >> that's what's making news in am elias: good morning iowa! i'm elias johnson... sabrina: and i'm sabrina ahmed. it's x:00 a-m on tuesday february ninth elias: good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight
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leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low single digits. wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the and early afternoon that should give us a ranging from a couple inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. elias: let's get into the
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morning.... elias: the winter weather hitting north and central iowa forced the iowa department of transportation and state patrol to close down interstate 35 between ames and clear lake....as we can see this morning...this is looking at the northbound lanes of the interstate. high winds and snowy weather left visibility poor, leading to car accidents. the roadway
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some stranded in ames, and officials have also warned against using sections of highway 69, which runs parallel to the interstate. sabrina: in the number two spot this morning... sabrina: the second major contest in the presidential race kicks off in new hampshire today...with three small precincts taking part in midnight voting... dixville notch the first among them to open their polls...after all three reported it was bernie sanders for the democrats and a three way tie on the g-o-p side... donald trump, ted cruz, and john kasich splitting the early morning voting. elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... elias: the c-d-c has activated its highest emergency operations level in response to the zika virus. that means staff will work around the clock to combat the medical emergency.. president obama has also requested almost two- billion dollars in emergency funding from congress to fight the zika virus in the u-s and abroad. sabrina:
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sabrina: hackers published contact information for 20-thousand f-b-i employees monday afternoon. the leak comes just a day after personal data for almost ten- thousand department of homeland security employees was posted. the group pulled from the department of justice database and included the hashtag "freepalestine." elias: and finally in the top five... elias: the iowa utilities board continues deliberating over whether or not to approve the bakken oil pipeline... during monday's hearing, the board considered environmental and economic issues with the project. they will continue to meet over the next three days...the hearings are open to the public. sabrina: over to the statehouse, where some iowa senators are fighting the medicaid privatization plan sabrina: the state is less than a month away from the planned change over...with the lawmakers working to repeal the plan. this, as govenor branstad lashes out at democrats...clai ming they are trying to make healthcare all about politics. but the thing is, there's also a republican voting to repeal privatized medicaid...
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make it clear that this isn't about taking political sides. " i just think we need to slow down a little bit, reconsider this and i wanted to throw my hat in the ring. i'm not speaking for all republicans but i am speaking for my 60 thousand constitutents. sabrina: the govenors plan is supposed to save 51 point three million in the first six months of privatizing medicaid.... the senate bill repealing the plan passed out of committe with a 9-3 vote... expected to make it through the house, and if it did, would be vetoed by the the plan is effect march first... sabrina: announcement on advancing legislation in the hawkeye states. iowans for medical cannabis plan to release the findings from a new statewide survey on the issue of medical cannabis in iowa. this afternoon, the group plans to announce the findings and discuss new legislation being
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of representatives. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight we'll see a lot less cloud cover and wind leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low single digits.
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quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. sabrina:
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we'll take a short break, with lots more good morning iowa still ahead... elias: coming up, we'll meet the surprising new resident at an urbandale retirement community.. sabrina: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...ten- thousand block of northwest beaver drive in johnston and a second at the ...13-hundred block of northwest 66th avenue so take care on the roads today... elias: let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight
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cloud cover and wind leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low single digits. wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. sabrina: this year millennials will surpass baby
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millennials will surpass baby boomers as the largest living generation . but that doesn't change the growing demand for housing more than 60 million people retiring over the next 20 years. elias: with more retirement communities competing for new residents, one facility in urbandale may have found the key to attracting new tenants while keeping them young at heart. take a look... "nats piano music" its hard to hear the music over the buzz going around inside the deerfield retirement community glennis nunn - deerfield resident i think there's a lot of excitement. marlys schulte - deerfield resident oh yes, certainly. tom mckenna - deerfield resident we heard about it about two weeks ago. nat - elevator the fuss is all about the newest senior to move in glennis nunn - deerfield resident in fact i think when she
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eat with me." so i hope i get a chance to eat with her once in a while. but glennis nunn shouldn't expect her for bridge at 10 am on tuesday and thursdays - because thats when haley jenkins has composition class haley jenkins - drake university senior as my friends and family know i'm a bit of an old soul. the 21-year-old drake senior is officially the youngest person to ever call deerfield home thanks to a newly formed partnership haley jenkins - drake university senior i got an email from clarence badilla, the head of the music department at drake and he asked upper classman music majors at drake about this opportunity the opportunity was unique - play two music performances each month for residents at the retirement community in exchange for free room and board for the next year nat - music james robinson - deerfield executive
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know of on iowa to have this type of relationship between a prestigious university and an exceptional retirement community. but as deerfield executive director james robinson explains - there's much more haley offers to her new neighbors than just music deerfield executive director and that's the relationships that the residents of impact of that is glennis nunn - deerfield resident it give you a whole different outlook on life to be with someone young haley jenkins - drake university senior i really enjoy the older generation because they have a lot to teach and hopefully i can teach them with this experience as well." nat - playing pool including, how to run the table nat - cheers while haley keeps her new neighbors young at heart - they're also filling a void she's been living without for most of her life haley jenkins - drake university senior i only knew one of my grandmothers and she was very special to me because of that young relationship with me getting out of
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grandma, baking and playing games with her and going out on walks - but she died when i was really young. tom mckenna - deerfield resident a lot of us already think of her as granddaughter and shes a lovely young lady and a talented young lady and this relationship is going to be terrific and that's music to everyone's ears in urbandale elias johnson nat - end clapping local 5 news, we are iowa elias: haley's friends are also encouraged to come visit, just like they would anywhere else. deerfield isn't the first retirement community to invite a young person to live on site. in fact, they got the idea from a similar community in
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all: (reax) sabrina time for another short break.... before we go let's take a live look at interstate 35 near ames...which a section had to be closed due to weather concerns... sam has your
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight we'll see a lot less cloud cover and wind leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low
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wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. sam toss back.
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toss back. elias: in take a look at this
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come back... a bank known for its role in the 2008 financial crisis...now has its moniker used for a completely different product.
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gas prices are likely to stay low in the near term - unless there's a major disruption in supply. sabrina: and finally...remembe r lehman brothers? the bank became synonymous with disaster after its bankruptcy sparked the 2008 financial crisis. now it's back in a whiskey form. a british real estate investor filed to use the term for his line of whiskies... with names like 'ashes of disaster' and 'snapfire,'...refer encing the lehman disaster. sabrina that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first...a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns after this.
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moring iowa in hd. we accurate weather
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sabrina: a live look this morning at interstate 35 north...just outside ames... state safety officials shut down the roadway from there to clear lake due to weather conditions causing dangerous driving conditions... sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact
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strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight we'll see a lot less cloud cover and wind leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low single digits. wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend.
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sabrina: our top story...wintry weather leads to car accidents and an interstate closure... sabrina: the winter weather hitting north and central iowa forced the iowa department of transportation and state patrol to close down interstate 35 between ames and clear lake. high winds and snowy weather left visibility poor, leading to numerous accidents. officials have also warned against using sections of highway 69, which runs parallel to the interstate. the roadway closure left some stranded in ames monday. "i've been here since 5:00 we've had at least 10 more arrivals than we had expected of just people walking in saying they needed a room because the roads were closed we just left dallas texas this morning driving straight through back to go home and i didn't realize it was closed here so i dont know what i'm going to do
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sabrina: secretary of state paul pate also issued an emergency declaration to delay start times for special elections today in twelve iowa counties. the polls for the special election int the iowa lakes community college district will not open until nine this morning. this delay also affects the polling hours for the city special election in emmetsburg. sabrina: and for the latest weather related closings and delays make sure to visit our website..... we are iowa dot com. elias: the proposed bakken pipeline project is the focus of hearings this week for the iowa utilities board... iowa remains the only state that hasn't approved the pipeline that would run 346 miles diagnolly across the state. the project is expected to cost more than three -billion dollars... during monday's hearing the board deliberated over the environmental and economic impact of the project... " rather than consider of each factor separately, does it positively public conviencene and neccessity or is it against it take them into isolate, i really
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them all together at the end and decide how much weight each one is entitled to in each of your deliberations" elias: the board said they may not make a decision during this weeks' meetings... however, they'll continue for the next three days in des moines. they all begin at 1 in the afternoon and are open to the public. if you can't make it, the hearings will also be live-streamed. elias: new this morning...state investigators assist authorities in jefferson county... elias: sunday, fairfield fire and police were called to a house fire...where the body of a man was also discovered... the fire happened at a home on north twelth street... inside, fire crews found the body of 56-year- old richard hendershot.. the state fire marshal's office and iowa d-c-i have been called in to assist in the investigation. sabrina: also new this morning...a sunday car accident in
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an 18-year-old... the accident happened just south of eldridge... the iowa state patrol says the car left the roadway and hit a culvert....causin g significant damage..then caught fire. 18-year-old mitchell hayes of davenport was killed in the crash...with two other teens injured as well. the accident remains under investigation... elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs)
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high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight we'll see a lot less cloud cover and wind leading us to a very chilly night with lows dropping into the low single digits. wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday
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day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. sabrina:: it's a mock crime scene, but there's nothing fake about it. central campus students got the chance to go through a homicide investigation and it had to be done before their next class period. the "fake" murder investigation is part of students' criminal justice class curriculum, and it allows students to go through the different roles and responsibilities involved in a criminal case. "so the evidence we get will be collected and eventually passed on for analysis so i don't know of any other high school programs doing that in the nation. i haven't been able to find one, let alone, i haven't really seen any college programs taht do both the forensic collection and the analysis of evidence." sabrina: captian willis and his c.s.i team partnered with biotechnology, aviation and film production
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investigation into "murder on a lear jet." elias::: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break here on good morning iowa... sabrina: coming up, the voting started early in new hampshire...as the presidential race hits its second major contest. elias: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at three locations... one at the ....15- hundred block of beaver, facing southbound a second at the....25-hundred block of guthrie - east bound and the third one at the seven-hundred block of 35th...southboun d so use caution while driving.. sabrina while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk...
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iowa continues after this!
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elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." elias: a live look this morning at interstate 35 near ames... the iowa department of transportation and state patrol had to close down a section of the roadway
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you can see the barriers still in place this morning as we keep an eye on conditions to the north... sabrina: anchor toss to wx sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: high winds and cold air are driving the forecast through today, and there won't be much change going into the future. the snow has finally come to an end across the state, and even though accumulations were very minimal with most places receiving under an inch, blizzard conditions and hazardous travel were widespread. some left over drifting will likely still impact roads since the strong winds will stay in place and that light snow hasn't been able to settle very easily. today will be very cloudy with highs in the mid to upper teens and wind chills below zero for most of the day. overnight tonight we'll see a lot less cloud cover and wind leading us to a very
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dropping into the low single digits. wednesday there is a quick clipper that will swing through the state in the morning and early afternoon that should give us a light snow with totals ranging from a couple tenths to about 2 inches. we're still cold the rest of the week but we will warm back to the 20s by thursday and friday. valentines day as of now still looks to be fairly cold with snow possible, but luckily next week we are still expecting a warming trend. sabrina: it' primary day in new hampshire and this morning the first votes are already in. elias:
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frontrunner donald trump and democrat bernie sanders are expected to nation primary. moton has the latest script: (kenneth standup open) all eyes are on new candidates were in attack. it's finally here?new hampshire primary day. sot marco rubio "i need your vote!" sot ted cruz "at this point, it's all about turnout." call it a presidential candidate full court press in the granite state?one campaign event after another?even during a snow storm. nat bernie sanders concert music bernie sanders supporters were "feeling the bern" at a late night concert. sot bernie sanders create a political revolution overnight, gop frontrunner donald trump eager for a win. sot donald trump "i don't care what happens no matter what, this has been the most amazing experience of my life" trump calling his final rally before the primary?a love fest.
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between the candidates on the campaign trail?the attacks kept coming. sot jeb bush "donald trump organizes his campaign over disparaging people" sot hillary clinton "??the last thing we need is promises that can't be met." this morning, three small precincts in new hampshire cast their ballots. the historic dixville notch was the first to open the polls to its 9 voters. with all 3 precincts reporting, it's sanders beating clinton and a 3 way gop tie between trump, ted cruz and john kasich who called every dixville notch voter. sot kasich "i think people want to know authenticity more than they ever have." (kenneth standup close) the latest polls have been up and down but trump and sanders have kept consistent leads here in new hampshire. the candidates have already started to turn their attention to next weekend's south carolina primary. kenneth moton, manchester, nh " sabrina: the presidential candidates may have moved on
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the state still feeling the impact of their visits leading up to the iowa caucuses... elias: iowans are paying big bills from hosting the national politicians.... elias: all the extra security and coordination that's needed to host the coordination that's needed to host the candidates has left some small towns with big bills. like marshalltown. donald trump and hillary clinton both hosted events on the same day on january 27th. the security cost marshalltown a lot of money. sabrina:: trump's visit cost the marshalltown police department 3,596 dollars in overtime. and police chief mike tupper says he has no overtime budget for events like this. hillary clinton's visit cost them 2,474 dollars. a visit by dr. ben carson on a different day cost them less, 800 dollars. and a quick visit by former president bill clinton came to 201 dollars. sabrina: chief tupper
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those campaigns a bill. he's not sure he'll collect, but he's gonna try. elias: and, for what it's worth -- the only candidate who asked for security help and paid up front for it -- was bernie sanders. elias: we have lots more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and kendis ginosn with america's money. america's money: good morning. topping "america's money".. a new recall for honda. good morning. topping "america's money" -- a new recall for honda. >> honda is recalling about 45,000 of its 2016 civics. e quuped with four-cylinder engines, a missing piston clip could cause the engines to fail or catch on fire. there are now more
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u.s. than there are planes. >> drone owners number about 325,000. drone registration started before christmas. and a healthy report about spending your valentine's day. on average, we'll spend nearly $147 each. >> a record total of $19.7 billion collectively will be spent. >> i'm happy with the conversational hearts. >> yeah, i'm sure you'll tell your husband. and that's "america's money." with advil, you'll ask what backache? what sore wrist? what headache? what bad shoulder? advil makes pain a distant memory. nothing works faster stronger or longer than advil
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trending now...a tasty day to celebrate on social media.. sabrina: cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms...pick your favorite pie. today is national pizza day! about three billion pizzas are sold in the u-s each year. that's according to to pizza-dot- com 62-percent of americans prefer meat toppings. 38-percent prefer veggies. so be sure to share which one is your favorite on social media.... all: (reax)
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short break morning iowa .... a quick look outside as you get ready to start your day....when we return, a look at the top stories in our morning refresh. sabrina: : do you have a story for us...or a comment you want to share? well be sure to contact us. you can email us or call our newsroom... we're also on facebook.... "we are iowa local 5 news" and twitter "we are iowa 5 news" if you see news break... let us know. we are iowa and we want to cover the stories that are
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias:: welcome back everyone....as we wrap up our first hour, let's take a quick look at the top stories... sabrina: we recap your headlines...in the morning refresh... sabrina: the wintry weather that hit iowa monday forces state officials to close a section of interstate 35 elias: voters head to the polls in new hampshire, for the second major contest in the presidential race sabrina: u-s health officials step up their response to the growing zika virus outbreak around the world. elias: time now for another short break... but when we come back... the battle over medicaid continues at the statehouse...with less than a month until the change over... sabrina: plus sam's in with a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this. " nexstar copyright"
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